Solomon Islands – UPSC Prelims

Solomon Islands:
  • Solomon Islands is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
  • It consists of a double chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in Melanesia.
  • The Solomon Islands consist of six major and approximately 900 smaller volcanic islands, coral atolls and reefs.
  • The archipelago nation consists of several large volcanic islands to the south-east of Papua New Guinea.
  • The U.S. previously operated an embassy in the Solomons for five years before closing it in 1993.

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